complete verse (Acts 1:16)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 1:16:

  • Uma: “‘Relatives, what is written in the Holy Book must be fulfilled. Long-ago with the lips of King Daud, the Holy Spirit foretold ahead-of-time about Yudas, who led the people who caught Yesus.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “‘My brothers,’ he said, ‘the word/message of the Holy Spirit which he caused Da’ud to write must be fulfilled. That word/message was about Judas ley (deceased), the guide of the persons/people who seized Isa.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “‘Siblings/cousins, it is not possible that the prophecies which are the written word of God are not fulfilled. Long ago the Holy Spirit inspired David, and he prophesied about Judas, the one who delivered Jesus to those who seized him.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “‘Siblings/cousins, it-was-necessary that what the Holy Spirit caused-David -to-write long ago be fulfilled concerning what happened to Judas. This Judas was the one who led those who captured Jesus,” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “He said, ‘My siblings in believing, it isn’t possible/acceptable that the word/speech of David of the past not be fulfilled, which was written through the inspiring by the Espiritu Santo concerning Judas who led those who arrested Jesus.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)